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Getting Essential Iodine in Food
Iodine is a necessary trace element to humans, and iodine deficiency can cause malfunctioning of the thyroid gland....
Effects of Pulsed Electric Fields on Turkey Meat
An assessment of the impact of pulsed electric fields processing factors on oxidation, colour, texture, and sensory attributes of turkey breast meat found there was a difference in texture and smell....
Higher Welfare, Biosecurity and Yields through Turkey Processing Automation
Over the past half century the turkey industry has seen significant changes in the methods used to harvest meat....
Understanding the Effects of Food Processing
For the first time in human history more of people will die of food-related diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and hypertension than diseases caused by viruses and bacteria....
Pork Belly Quality, Bacon Properties and Consumer Trends
Several factors can affect pork belly quality and, subsequently, bacon quality and it is up to all parties in the production chain to come together to ensure ultimate meat quality....
Angus Cattle Lift Performance of Australian Brahman
Angus cattle from temperate Australia are being successfully introduced to the arid north where they raise the game of Bos Indicus herds....
How Vacuum and MAP Packed Meat Spoils
Spoilage of modified atmosphere (MAP) or vacuum-packaged meat is often caused by psychrotrophic lactic acid bacteria (LAB)....
The Indigenous Portuguese Bísaro Pig
Despite being one of the most emblematic Portuguese indigenous breeds, the Bisaro pig is very little known in Portugal....
First Beef with Goodness of Fish
The fatty acid profile of beef can be improved to boost levels of omega-3s...
Different Primal Cuts Make Unique Beef Patties
Ground beef patties prepared from brisket, flank and plate have unique fatty acid and sensory characteristics....
How Diet Affects Carcase Traits of Pekin Ducks
Two experiments by researchers in the US and China examined the effects and interactions of dietary energy and crude protein on the growth and carcass characteristics of meat ducks....
How Light Affects Meat Quality of Heavy Pigs
Pigs reared for Parma ham production with 16 hours of light per day spent more time resting and were heavier than those with just eight hours of light per day, according to researchers at the University of Bologna. There were no differences between the...
Taking Muscles from Chuck Beef Does Not Affect Ground Meat Quality
Removing muscles from beef chuck has no negative effect on ground chuck quality in premium ground beef programmes....
Manipulating Pores in Food Processing Has Health Benefits
Two University of Illinois food scientists have learned that understanding and manipulating porosity during food manufacturing can affect a food’s health benefits....
Effect of Feeding Ractopamine on Heavy Pigs
This experiment from the US confirms that ractopamine improves the performance of pigs and that aggressive handling can have negative effects on their physical, metabolic and physiological responses. The highest dose rate led to a higher incidence of...
 
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